There is no other way to put it, injuries are devastating. I managed to injure my ankle tonight while hopping off the treadmill. I had just run 2.85 miles in 33 minutes (walked part of that time as warm up/cool down). I felt fine the whole time on the treadmill. When I stepped off the back, my left ankle gave out on me. This is the ankle that has an old break in it from an injury that occurred about four years ago now. Amazing how it just keeps creeping back up. Anyway, I fell down to the ground and felt awful. The pain surged up my leg and I instantly was depressed about what had just happened. A nice guy lifting weights asked me if I was ok and I thanked him for asking. I walked it off and felt a little better. I also stretched and took off my shoe to see how it felt. The pain was really bad so I just decided to leave and get home ASAP to ice it.
Luckily I had a paradice pack in the freezer and a good nurse to help me feel better just by petting his cute little face.
Breakfast: honey nut cheerios and coffee
Snack: Almond Latte and Blue Diamond raw almonds
Lunch: lemon chobani with strawberries (such a good combination); a bagel thin with pb & j, a string cheese and an unpictured nutella cookie.
Dinner: since my foot was killing me, I warmed up the rest of the beer battered tofu and chowed down. I also had Stonyfield plain yogurt with Kashi cocoa granola and chia seeds.
My goal is to read A Homemade Life or an e-book tonight and catch up on my google reader, so off I go.
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Tagged 10k training, almond latte, ankle injury, biking, broken ankle, chia seeds, Coffee, Honey Nut Cheerios, Kashi cocoa granola, lemon chohani, pardice pack, raw almonds, running, Stonyfield plain yogurt, strawberries, string cheese, YMCA
I was out late last night, so I am catching up on Wednesday’s post.
I felt a lot better on Wednesday. I am so happy that illness passed. I had so much more energy at work, luckily, since we were cleaning again and I pretty much got my workout in by walking a lot and lifting boxes.
Breakfast was Kashi Autumn Wheat and coffee.
Morning snack was coffee, raw almonds and Newman’s Own Organics Berry Blend.
Lunch was the rest of my Subway sandwich, a berry applesauce, Stonyfield honey oikos yogurt (really not loving this flavor now) and two clementines. I am still eating more calories to make up for Monday.
After work, I had dinner at the Wicked Hop restaurant in Milwaukee’s Third Ward with my friends. We finally celebrated Christmas together by eating out.
Our friend Jenny arrived last and had wonderful news! She got engaged on Christmas eve! She has been dating her now fiance Tim for about 10 years plus. We were all so happy for her that we squealed with excitement, were ooing and aawing over her ring and loved hearing about how the proposal happened.
My dinner was a Tequila Chicken Wrap with fruit on the side. I also enjoyed a Strongbow. I am definitely a cider or wine girl vs. beer.
Me, Loni and Kim
Laurie, Jenny and Kelly
We had to celebrate Jenny’s engagement with some dessert! It was delicious Red Velvet Cake that the Wicked Hop gets from the C. Adams bakery at the Milwaukee Public Market.
What a fun evening spent with the girls! Congrats to Jenny and Tim on their big news!
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Tagged applesauce, Berry Blend Newman's Own Organics, cider, clementines, Coffee, fruit, Kashi Autumn Wheat, Newman's Own Organics, raw almonds, red velvet cake, Stonyfield Oikos Honey yogurt, Strongbow, Subway, tequila chicken wrap, Wicked Hop